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Drug Use Investigation for AVOLVE(BPH)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
GlaxoSmithKline Identifier:
First received: June 9, 2011
Last updated: July 24, 2014
Last verified: July 2014
The study is designed to investigate the safety and efficacy of dutasteride capsules 0.5 mg collected from the required number of Japanese subjects with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in order to identify concerns or problems, if any, about the efficacy and safety of its use at post-marketing clinical settings.

Condition Intervention
Prostatic Hyperplasia Drug: Dutasteride

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Drug Use Investigation for AVOLVE(BPH)

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The number of adverse events in Japanese subjects with BPH treated with dutasteride capsules [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: December 2010
Study Completion Date: June 2014
Primary Completion Date: October 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Subjects prescribed dutasteride capsules
Subjects with BPH prescribed dutasteride capsules during study period
Drug: Dutasteride
Collection of safety data


Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Japanese male adult subjects with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) who start the treatment with dutasteride capsules

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Must be male subjects
  • Use dutasteride capsules for the first time

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who is hypersensitivity to dutasteride or 5α reductase inhibitor
  • Subjects with severe hepatic function disorder
  • Dutasteride capsules shall not be used to female or child
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01376284

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline Identifier: NCT01376284     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 114125
Study First Received: June 9, 2011
Last Updated: July 24, 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Hyperplasia
Pathologic Processes
Prostatic Diseases
Genital Diseases, Male
5-alpha Reductase Inhibitors
Steroid Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on September 20, 2017